The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.08.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS AFP: Hamid Murad Turns Himself In Turned himself in after seeing name mentioned in social media Kouachi brothers known to French intel services Major manhunt underway for remaining two suspects Chancellor Merkel: Greece Should Stay In Eurozone Also wants UK to stay in Di Blasio Claims He Hasn’t Toked […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 01.07.15

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS House Re-elects Boehner As Speaker Despite Conservative Opposition 216 GOP for, 25 against or present As GOP takes charge, a swift veto threat from Obama BBC: Five things to watch in the new Congress Two Dead Including Shooter at Fort Bliss VA Clinic Doctor killed by patient Three Arrested […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.30.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Indonesia Expands Search For Missing AirAsia Jet Navy sends guided missile destroyer USS Sampson to assist AirAsia’s brash CEO in spotlight after plane disappears Missing plane didn’t have latest tracking technology Is Ebola Here To Stay? Ebola case confirmed in Glasgow Why veterans of past Ebola crises underestimated this […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.29.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS NATO Ends Afghanistan Mission With Quiet Flag-Lowering Ceremony ISAF flag cased, Operation Resolute Support to begin January 1 NATO’s combat role ends but assistance pledged to Afghan forces Indonesian Official Says Missing Plane Likely At Bottom Of The Sea Countries from all over Asia sending ships and aircraft to […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.24.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Bush The Elder Hospitalized In Houston Experiencing shortness of breath; will be held at Houston Methodist Hospital for observation Tornadoes Rip Across Southeast Four killed NYPD Union Boss Escalates Criticism Of City Hall “That blood on the hands starts at the steps of City Hall, in the office of […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.22.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Two NYPD Officers Ambushed, Killed Shot execution-style while sitting in parked patrol car Officers’ slaying raises pressure on Mayor DiBlasio Officers turn backs on mayor before press conference, sparks fly Families mourn dead officers GOP Critical Of Obama Response To Sony Hack Rogers: Obama should already be responding instead […]


– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Evidence In Sony Hack Suggests Possible Involvement By Iran, Chicoms, Russia No evidence of forced entry – an inside job? Sony execs say The Interview “desperately unfunny” Norks’ long term target may be telecoms, utility grid So what’s Obama going to do about it? Obama Bets On More Cigars […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.17.14

– compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Anguish, Outrage In Pakistan After Taliban Attack On Peshawar School Bloody siege of military high school apparently retaliation for recent Pakistani Army operations India mourns slain Pakistani schoolchildren PM Sharif: Terrorism will be rooted out Abbott: New National Security Laws, Bail Rules Failed To Stop Sydney Jihadi Monis bail […]

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